The John Cage Centennial Festival, celebrating the work of the late gay avant garde composer, continues this weekend.
Tonight a lecture on his use of percussion will be held at the American University’s Museum at the Katzen Arts Center (4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW) in Tenleytown. The 4 p.m. presentation is free to attend.
Then tonight at 7:30 p.m., a percussion concert of Cage’s work will be performed by Percussion Group Cincinnati and Red Fish Blue Fish, also at the Museum. Tickets are $10.
Several events are slated for Saturday including a piano recital by Stephen Drury at the Kreeger Museum at 2 p.m., a performance by Margaret Leng Tan at the Freer Gallery of Art at 7:30 p.m., a discussion of Cage’s use of watercolors at 12:30 p.m. at the Kreeger Museum and more.
More events are slated for Sunday and Monday. Visit johncage2012.com for full information on events, times, tickets and more.